WHY WE LIKE IT - This is a unique vintage with the focus on a core of generous grapefruit aromas and flavors. Sure, there are hints of green herbs and passion fruit, but they're contained, composed, and the overall presentation is—dare we say it—medium-bodied and elegant!
TASTING NOTES: Aroma / Bouquet:
An enticing amalgam of tropical fruits, blackcurrant,
nectarine, lime and grapefruit underscored with
complexing hints of jalapeno and gooseberry.
A full flavoured, elegantly structured wine, with
flavours of blackcurrant, boxwood, citrus and
stonefruit. Attractive crushed leaf and mouth watering
wet river stone notes enhance the lingering, textured
PRODUCTION NOTES: 2020 was a classical growing season with plenty of sunshine,
not too much heat through Summer and a return to cool
nights preceding harvest, ensuring acidities and flavours
remained bright and vibrant. Fruit for this wine is sourced widely and entirely from within
Marlborough’s sub regions. Vines are pruned to between two
and four canes on a vertical shoot positioned trellis. Shoot
thinning, leaf plucking, trimming and crop thinning are used
to achieve balanced vines and an open, healthy canopy and
clean fruit. The wine was fermented entirely in
PARK PLACE SOMMELIER PAIRING- Pair with white flaky fish or grilled/roasted poultry/veggies in an herbal/savory preparation, creamy pastas/risottos, light salads. Try with a Mushroom & Fontina Quiche with Herbs de Provence.